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by republican strategists within the beltway, some people that you know about, that you've heard about, mr. rove and i keep saying this because everybody says, "i wish you'd go back to karl rove's concept of the big tent." now, for karl rove, the big tent is big, but it's empty -- [laughter] because it's just to talk about the economy, talk about the economy, talk about the economy, don't talk about immigration. we went into nevada. people said, "don't talk about social issues. don't talk about immigration," and i said, "i'm going to talk about social issues, and i'm going to talk about immigration." we need -- the problem was that they thought that -- the strategists thought the republican candidates to win the primary, you have to move to the extreme right on immigration. you have to sound like a restrictionist and that is wrong. every study shows the american people, republicans and democrats, support immigration reform. he could have had a much more constructive message from the beginning of the primary, and i think he would have been much more competitive in the general election. now, i'm n
for the roving ambassador for the rule of law. -- sent for the roving ambassador for the rule of law. in china, they do not have that top-down arrangement. what has been happening is that there has been a lot of foment in society of scholars, ordinary chinese citizens talking about the chinese constitution, invoking it, saying that it means something. code gaining political traction. -- gaining political traction. they may go into court, they're thrown out of court because there is no judicial review. but the coverage of the constitutional claims has an effect. changing the policy. we have seen it in a lot of discrimination cases. there are whole bunch of examples that i would discuss in more detail, but the point i am using to illustrate is how people outside of government are sometimes able to give force to block, even though the legal institutions do not -- law, even though the legal institutions do not. this is a fascinating area of the legal reform taking place in china. it is connected to the development overtime of a culture of law within chinese society. at the bedrock, it is not just
of questions if you have a question, there is a roving microphone. you often hear that the strive to the top is tough and when you are competing to get their, it's pretty relaxed. >> i think you are always mindful of what you're doing and making sure you are doing everything opprobrious they're all going to be happy people and say everything is great but i elena want to know what the other side of the coin as. i want to know if the other side of the argument as an make the best decisions. sometimes i have gone against what my advisers told me to and they came out better. >> how do you deal when you make any mistake and it is public? >> don't let it stick. >> how do you do that? >> is hard. you could be like teflon. isn't easy but you try to learn from mistakes and try to avoid anything that looks similar. for young people, if you are in a career and want to change, be a sponge. soak up as much information as you can. reno all that stuff that falls out. let it all out. then you will be stronger because you are ready to clean it up. that an analogy i think about. if you let the soaking up of b
. this is big guns. host: and h. robert asks -- host: back to the column by karl rove in while "the wall street journal." guest: speaker boehner is a very decent guy. he believes in compromise. he is reasonable. we tried to make republicans into a character as if they are insensitive and do not care about the less fortunate. i know people like to go back to the rear their comments with mitch mcconnell said their goal was to make sure the president does not succeed. the president has won again. we need to work. there are people that do not know how they will meet their mortgage or rent obligation. they didn't know how they will pay their medicine. there will compromise about getting a meal a day or to pay for their medicine. there are real issues. people have to decide if they have enough money to pay for gas. these politicians have the best benefit packages and sometimes have lost touch with the everyday common people. we have to address the real issues that americans are facing. we all have been diminished in this economy. host: we have a tweet from jim buck. mason in ohio, please go ahead wit
government of some sort, i think syria really could descend into the realm of warlordish and violence, roving militias. host: would assaad and his family in search for political asylum in another country? guest: no one really has the answer to that question but there has been speculation over the last week that there have been inquiries made into asylum in somewhat american countries. ecuador and others. it's hard to know. it's hard to know the workings, the character. is this someone who could eventually simply walk away? or do we do this as an existential crisis and therefore we will only go in feet first. he has said and he is of syria, born in syria, will buy in syria. that suggests there could be a planned exit that silence is not possible. thee's also the issue of international community and the need for accountability. syria is accused of having undertaken crimes against humanity, war crimes, and so forth, so it's hard to imagine and he would be granted immunity or anything of that sort. host: we conclude our segment with mona yacoubian, in middle eastern specialist from stimson center
-- dan concludes his column this way -- right below that is karl rove's weekly column in the wall street journal. "what obama is really bargaining for" is the headline. that caller of this morning in the wall street journal. this is gary in ohio on our independent line. caller: good morning. i feel that the united states is divided. just like your show, you have a republican member, democratic member, independents number. as long as we can -- they can divide us into 3 or four groups, they are going to do with a one- two. just like at the conventions for both parties, how on the screen they read off of, they took a vote and had it scripted on the screen what was going to happen. they already had the answer on the screen. you get all this stuff out of d.c. and no one has said a word for six months about libel. -- libor. guys th these guys have been setting the bank rates 40 years. nobody gets in trouble or goes to jail. there is no law in washington. they are running the guns. it's up about gunrunning. there is as much dope down there as there is gunrunning. host: thank you for calling. fr
. we have time for a couple of questions for the secretary. there are some roving microphones. you often hear the strive to the top is it tougher when you're competing to get there and it is kind of brutal. .t's pretty relaxed at the top are the knives still out/ >> you are always mindful of one you are doing and making sure that you were doing everything appropriate and that you surround yourself with people that are not just all going to be happy people and say yes, yes, yes, everything is great. i want to know what the other side of the argument is and to make the best decisions. sometimes i have gone against what my advisers have told me to do and they cannot better. >> how you internalize making a mistake that is public? >> do not let it stick. >> how do you do that? that is such a talent. >> it is hard. you hear that you can be cold and you can be teflon. it isn't easy. you try to learn from your mistakes and try to avoid anything coming back that looks similar to that. for young people, if you want to change your career and thinking you have to make a big jump, be a sponge a
much to be able to bring the koch brothers into this discussion to see how karl rove going into this equation going back to the pow well memo. we will be back and talk about those things as soon as possible. thank you very much. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentleman from georgia for the purposes of a motion. mr. johnson: thank you, mr. speaker. i move to adjourn. the speaker pro tempore: the question is on the motion to adjourn. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. the ayes have it. the ayes have it. motion is adopted. accordingly the house stands adjourned >> the house as i adjourned -- the house has an adjourned and will return tomorrow at 9 a.m. eastern. >> a congress reporter for bloomberg news joining us from capitol hill. democrats keep pressing republicans to take this bill to the house floor. what is the status to vote on the measure? >> they have several hundred signatures, we were told. we are told that some people do not like to sign discharge decisions, would -- but would supp
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